SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Tennessee at Florida

Florida-Tennessee

The Tennessee Volunteers collide with the Florida Gators on Wednesday in Gainesville in an important SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game, including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information, and a final score prediction.

John H. Sanford, 14Powers SEC Basketball

Venue

Florida

Arena Name: Stephen C. O’Connell Center

Capacity: 10,133

Year Opened: 1980

Stephen C. O'connell Center

Game Date/Time

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 7:00 PM ET

Team Statistical Comparison

Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
Tennessee
74.0
53.7
20.4
85.0
44.2
73.3
34.0
13.8
8.1
18.9
23.8
33.9
21.6
16.8
7.8
13.5
26.4
39.8
1.3
17.1
0.510
Florida
72.8
65.0
7.7
60.0
44.1
74.3
33.0
14.9
7.0
20.0
21.0
39.8
31.5
16.6
-0.6
8.7
27.4
36.1
1.1
13.1
0.501

Players and Stats

Tennessee

             
Zakai Zeigler 5 SO G 5-9 160 10.7 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 4.9 Ast
Santiago Vescovi 25 SR G 6-3 188 12.2 Pts, 4.1 Reb, 3.2 Ast
Olivier Nkamhoua 13 SR F 6-8 223 10.3 Pts, 5.0 Reb, 2.1 Ast
Julian Phillips 2 FR F 6-8 198 10.0 Pts, 5.3 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Tyreke Key 4 SR G 6-3 205 8.9 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Josiah-Jordan James 30 SR G 6-6 207 9.8 Pts, 4.3 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Uros Plavsic 33 SR C 7-0 262 6.2 Pts, 4.3 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Jonas Aidoo 0 SO F 6-11 230 5.3 Pts, 5.3 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Jahmai Mashack 15 SO G 6-4 192 4.1 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 1.3 Ast
Tobe Awaka 11 FR F 6-8 250 3.5 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 0.3 Ast
B.J. Edwards 1 FR G 6-3 188 1.2 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Colin Coyne 35 JR F 6-9 239 0.7 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Kent Gilbert 21 JR G 6-1 164 0.0 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Alec Kegler 24 SO G 6-4 212 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Isaiah Sulack 31 SR G 6-5 170 0.0 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Kidd Brizek 32 FR G 6-6
D.J. Jefferson 44 FR G 6-5
Evan Shiflet 3 FR G 6-2

Florida

             
Colin Castleton 12 SR F 6-11 231 15.0 Pts, 7.6 Reb, 2.7 Ast
Will Richard 5 SO G 6-5 195 10.2 Pts, 4.4 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Kowacie Reeves 14 SO G 6-6 182 9.4 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Kyle Lofton 11 SR G 6-3 190 8.7 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 3.2 Ast
Trey Bonham 2 JR G 6-0 170 7.7 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 1.7 Ast
Alex Fudge 3 SO F 6-8 185 7.5 Pts, 5.1 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Riley Kugel 24 FR G 6-5 207 6.7 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Myreon Jones 0 SR G 6-3 180 4.9 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 2.3 Ast
Jason Jitoboh 33 SR C 6-11 285 2.8 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 0.4 Ast
CJ Felder 1 SR F 6-7 230 2.5 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Denzel Aberdeen 10 FR G 6-5 189 1.4 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Niels Lane 4 JR G 6-5 206 1.5 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Aleksander Szymczyk 13 FR F 6-10 240 0.7 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Alex Klatsky 21 JR G 6-4 185 0.6 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Jack May 20 SO G 6-4 175 0.4 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.0 Ast

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Tennessee Florida
ESPN BPI 2 7
Sagarin 1 44
Massey Composite 2 53

Tennessee vs. Florida Basketball Series History

Tennessee leads 80-58

Tennessee Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jonas Aidoo F 6′-11″ 241 SO Durham, NC
1 B.J. Edwards G 6′-3″ 188 FR Knoxville, TN
2 Julian Phillips F 6′-8″ 198 FR Blythewood, SC
3 Evan Shiflet G 6′-2″ 197 FR Nashville, TN
4 Tyreke Key G 6′-2″ 211 SR Celina, TN
5 Zakai Zeigler G 5′-9″ 171 SO Long Island, NY
11 Tobe Awaka F 6′-8″ 250 FR Hyde Park, NY
13 Olivier Nkamhoua F 6′-9″ 236 SR
15 Jahmai Mashack G 6′-4″ 201 SO Fontana, CA
21 Kent Gilbert G 6′-1″ 178 JR Greenville, NC
24 Alec Kegler F 6′-4″ 212 SO Clarksville, TN
25 Santiago Vescovi G 6′-3″ 192 SR
30 Josiah-Jordan James G 6′-6″ 224 SR Charleston, SC
31 Isaiah Sulack G 6′-5″ 192 JR Knoxville, TN
32 Kidd Brizek G 6′-6″ 194 FR Powdersville, SC
33 Uros Plavsic F 7′-1″ 265 SR
35 Colin Coyne F 6′-9″ 239 JR Fredericksburg, VA
44 D.J. Jefferson G 6′-5″ 207 FR Richardson, TX

Florida Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Myreon Jones G 6′-3″ 177 SR Birmingham, AL
1 CJ Felder F 6′-7″ 240 SR Sumter, SC
2 Trey Bonham G 6′-0″ 170 JR Mobile, AL
3 Alex Fudge F 6′-9″ 194 SO Jacksonville, FL
4 Niels Lane G 6′-5″ 215 JR Freehold, NJ
5 Will Richard G 6′-4″ 206 SO Fairburn, GA
10 Denzel Aberdeen G 6′-5″ 189 FR Orlando, FL
11 Kyle Lofton G 6′-3″ 186 SR Hillside, NJ
12 Colin Castleton F 6′-11″ 240 SR Deland, FL
13 Aleks Szymczyk F 6′-10″ 233 FR
14 Kowacie Reeves G 6′-6″ 190 SO Macon, GA
20 Jack May G 6′-4″ 195 SO Boca Raton, FL
21 Alex Klatsky G 6′-4″ 206 JR Colts Neck, NJ
24 Riley Kugel G 6′-5″ 207 FR Orlando, FL
33 Jason Jitoboh C 6′-11″ 300 SR

Tennessee Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Tennessee Tech 43 Tennessee 75
11/13/2022 Colorado 78 Tennessee 66
11/16/2022 FGCU 50 Tennessee 81
11/23/2022 Butler 45 Tennessee 71
11/24/2022 Tennessee 73 USC 66
11/25/2022 Tennessee 64 Kansas 50
11/30/2022 McNeese 40 Tennessee 76
12/4/2022 Alcorn St 40 Tennessee 94
12/7/2022 E Kentucky 49 Tennessee 84
12/11/2022 Maryland 53 Tennessee 56
12/17/2022 Tennessee 70 Arizona 75
12/21/2022 Austin Peay 44 Tennessee 86
12/28/2022 Tennessee 63 Ole Miss 59
1/3/2023 Mississippi State 53 Tennessee 87
1/7/2023 Tennessee 85 South Carolina 42
1/10/2023 Vanderbilt 68 Tennessee 77
1/14/2023 Kentucky 63 Tennessee 56
1/17/2023 Tennessee 70 Mississippi State 59
1/21/2023 Tennessee 77 LSU 56
1/25/2023 Georgia 41 Tennessee 70
1/28/2023 Texas 71 Tennessee 82
2/1/2023 Tennessee Florida
2/4/2023 Auburn Tennessee
2/8/2023 Tennessee Vanderbilt
2/11/2023 Missouri Tennessee
2/15/2023 Alabama Tennessee
2/18/2023 Tennessee Kentucky
2/21/2023 Tennessee Texas A&M
2/25/2023 South Carolina Tennessee
2/28/2023 Arkansas Tennessee
3/4/2023 Tennessee Auburn
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Florida Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Stony Brook 45 Florida 81
11/11/2022 Kennesaw St 78 Florida 88
11/14/2022 FAU 76 Florida 74
11/18/2022 Florida 76 Florida State 67
11/24/2022 Florida 83 Xavier 90
11/25/2022 Oregon St 68 Florida 81
11/30/2022 FAMU 62 Florida 102
12/4/2022 Stetson 51 Florida 89
12/7/2022 UConn 75 Florida 54
12/14/2022 Ohio 48 Florida 82
12/20/2022 Florida 53 Oklahoma 62
12/28/2022 Florida 58 Auburn 61
1/4/2023 Texas A&M 66 Florida 63
1/7/2023 Georgia 75 Florida 82
1/10/2023 Florida 67 LSU 56
1/14/2023 Missouri 64 Florida 73
1/18/2023 Florida 52 Texas A&M 54
1/21/2023 Florida 61 Mississippi State 59
1/25/2023 South Carolina 60 Florida 81
1/28/2023 Florida 50 Kansas St 64
2/1/2023 Tennessee Florida
2/4/2023 Florida Kentucky
2/8/2023 Florida Alabama
2/11/2023 Vanderbilt Florida
2/15/2023 Ole Miss Florida
2/18/2023 Florida Arkansas
2/22/2023 Kentucky Florida
2/25/2023 Florida Vanderbilt
2/28/2023 Florida Georgia
3/4/2023 LSU Florida
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Injuries and Suspensions

Tennessee

[G] D.J. Jefferson (Redshirt) – Out

Florida

None reported.

Source: statfox.com

Tennessee-Florida Prediction

Florida 70, Tennessee 81

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Wednesday‘s game tips off at 7:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN2.

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